Soils and Onsite Wastewater Webinar Series

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Kathryn Luxford
Joni Tanner

Wednesdays & Thursdays
October 28 – December 17, 2020
11am – 12pm


Erik Severson, PhD
Director, Wastewater Management Program
NC State University

Fall 2020 Webinar Schedule

Oct 28, 2020
Assembling North Carolina’s Geology
Phil Bradley, PG, NC Geological Survey
An overview of North Carolina’s rock types, geology, and terrains.
WPCSOCC CE10012001
Oct 29, 2020
Triassic Basin Soil Systems
Erik Severson, PhD, NC State University
A discussion of commonly occurring soil series in the Triassic Basin Soil System.
WPCSOCC CE10012002
Nov 4, 2020
Do My Clays Shrink and Swell?
Erik Severson, PhD, NC State University
Learn where to get your sample tested and the methodology to determine whether your sample has expansive clay mineralogy.
WPCSOCC CE10012003
Nov 5, 2020
Pressure Manifold Design Basics
Erik Severson, PhD, NC State University
This discussion will touch on design, installation, and maintenance of pressure manifolds in North Carolina.
WPCSOCC CE10012004
Nov 11, 2020
Flow Equalization
Tom Ashton, LSS, American Manufacturing
An introduction to the flow equalization concept, elements of design, and site situations for best use.
WPCSOCC CE10012005
Nov 12, 2020
Designing Onsite Systems Based upon Usable Soil Depth
Erik Severson, PhD, NC State University
What is the usable soil depth on a site? Learn about the requirements for different soil types.
WPCSOCC CE10012006
Nov 18, 2020
Completing 2T Rule Soil Reports
Patrick Mitchell, LSS, NCDEQ DWR
Gary Kreiser, LSS, NCDEQ DWR
A step by step look at completing the soil report for non-discharging wastewater systems governed by the NC Division of Water Resources.
WPCSOCC CE10012007
Nov 19, 2020
How to Complete Soil/Site Evaluation Forms
Erik Severson, PhD, NC State University
An introduction to the North Carolina soil evaluation form, LTAR maximum, minimum, and median, and loading rates for high strength wastewater systems.
WPCSOCC CE10012008
Dec 16, 2020
Operation and Maintenance Inspections: Thorough routine visits and handling the unexpected
Erik Severson, PhD, NC State University
John Kase, LSS, Wake County Environmental Health
A review of typical O&M inspections, then a discussion of problem scenarios and atypical components.
WPCSOCC CE10012009
Dec 17, 2020
Why Does Water Move Slowly in the BC Horizon?
Mike Vepraskas, PhD, NC State University
Learn about the effects the BC horizon has on water flow and the implications for onsite wastewater systems.
WPCSOCC CE10012010

 Registration Information

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Cost: $200

How to Participate:

  • Register once and attend any webinars you like.
  • Register at least 24 hours prior to the first webinar date you plan to attend.
  • Credit Hours will be awarded only to individuals who preregister and then sign into the webinar with the same name and email address as on their registration record.
  • PDF certificates of attendance will be emailed to participants at the conclusion of each webinar.

Professional Credit: 1 hour per webinar

  • Licensed Soil Scientists (self-claim)
  • Professional Engineers (self-claim)
  • Wastewater Operators (WPCSOCC CE #s under each webinar description at left.)
  • Environmental Health Specialists (NCREHS approval pending.)